Vaccination recommendations for adult patients with autoimmune inflammatory rheumatic diseases.

@article{Buehler2015VaccinationRF,
  title={Vaccination recommendations for adult patients with autoimmune inflammatory rheumatic diseases.},
  author={S G{\"a}rtner Buehler and Gilles Eperon and Camillo Ribi and Diego Kyburz and Fons van Gompel and Leo G. Visser and C. A. Siegrist and Christoph F R Hatz},
  journal={Swiss medical weekly},
  year={2015},
  volume={145},
  pages={w14159}
}
BACKGROUND The number of individuals with autoimmune inflammatory rheumatic diseases (AIIRDs) treated with immunosuppressive drugs is increasing steadily. The variety of immunosuppressive drugs and, in particular, biological therapies is also rising. The immunosuppressants, as well as the AIIRD itself, increase the risk of infection in this population. Thus… CONTINUE READING